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Dining, SFoodie Bobby Flay Would Like You to Know That He's Not the Screaming Type

Bobby Flay Would Like You to Know That He's Not the Screaming Type

Last week we published an installment of Michael Leaverton's darkly funny Food on TV column criticizing Bobby Flay for not behaving badly enough in his new restaurant fix-it show, 3 Days to Open: Also, Bobby Flay's mild and tempered personality…
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Calendar, Night&Day Now Appearing: Practically Everyone

Now Appearing: Practically Everyone

During the run of Litquake, there’s sometimes a tendency (never by us!) to be timid in the early offerings, babying the reserves of literary interest for the madness of the fest’s closing night, Lit Crawl. Here’s a tip: Fear Lit…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Film Showtimes for the week of August 25-31, 2010

Arthouse listings compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. Artists' Television Access. "Animated Art": Experimental short films. Fri., Aug. 27, 8 p.m. $6. The Glass House: Daniel Sackheim's documentary about girls in Iran. Sun., Aug. 29, 7 p.m. free. 992…
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Arthouse movie listings for July 14-20, 2010

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Artists' Television Access. OpenScreening: Open mic for film and video. Thu., July 15, 8 p.m. $5. Short Movie Revolution: Mission Creek Music And Arts Festival presentation of…
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Arthouse movie listings for February 3-9, 2010

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Artists' Television Access. "Return from Gaza and Lebanon": Films by activists who have visited embattled areas. Thu., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. $6. "Summertime Movie": Short films by…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse movie listings for June 17-23, 2009

ed by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Artists' Television Access. "The Ohlones' First Contact with Europe": Live radio broadcast and film screening. Wed., June 17, 6 p.m. $5-$15. "OpenScreening": Open mike for film and…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Arthouse movie listings for November 26-December 2

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Castro Theatre. Milk: See Opening listings. 429 Castro (at Market), 621-6120, www.thecastrotheatre.com. Dark Room Theater. Bad Movie Night: The Black Hole: Things get weird at the theater…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Art House

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Castro Theatre. Third Annual 70mm Film Festival: Large films on the large screen. Through July 9. Little Shop of Horrors: Roger Corman and Steve Martin storm a…
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Film, Rep Showtimes

Art House

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Artists' Television Access. "Bike and Messengers": Short films and videos made by messengers and their pals. Sat., June 28, 8 p.m. $6. 992 Valencia (at 21st St.),…
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Art House

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Artists' Television Access. Sebastiane: Derek Jarman and Paul Humfress' 1976 Saint Sebastian story, screening with In the Shadow of the Sun. Presented by the Revival House Classic…
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Art House

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Artists' Television Access. A Summer Not to Forget and Children of Shatila: Part of the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition Film Series, with a report by Zeina Zaatari of the…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Repertory Film Listing

Compiled by Michael Leaverton and Hiya Swanhuyser. To submit a listing, e-mail film@sfweekly.com. Castro Theatre. "Legendary Composer: Miklós Rózsa": A film festival celebrating one of Hollywood's greatest film composers, who wrote 110 scores between 1937 and 1981. See site for…
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Culture, Bookcap

My Girlfriend Comes to the City and Beats Me Up

By Stephen Elliott Cleis Press (October) $13.95 The paramours in San Francisco writer Stephen Elliott's new collection of stories do much more than land a few closed-fist blows. These women (some girlfriends for the night only) frequently employ rope, butt…
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Calendar, Urban Experience Du Right

Du Right

ONGOING 11/30-3/5/2006 After spending a year in jail for his involvement in China's pro-democratic protests, Wang Du moved to Paris, where he was confronted by the West's great cultural export: the media. Speaking no French, he was struck by the…
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Calendar, Sports/Outdoors Power Up

Power Up

FRI-SUN 12/2-4 Your average gamer, manning his Taco Bell register or trying once again to whittle down his semester course load, usually doesn't get much out of videogame conferences, which are primarily geared toward well-heeled folks ensconced in the industry…
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Calendar, Urban Experience A Thrilling Death

A Thrilling Death

ONGOING 11/23-12/31 I first saw Grigor and Valentyna Paylevanyan in a burst of staccato images glimpsed through unabashed double takes (they are dwarfs, and I am rude) as they huddled on the Third Street Bridge, unfathomably thrilled by the brackish…
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Calendar, See/Be Seen Bombing the Mission

Bombing the Mission

WED 11/23 The idea of a feature film about graffiti culture might remind you of 1984's wrongheaded Breakin', which only became good 10 years later (and for reasons the filmmaker would hate). But Quality of Life isn't destined for camp:…
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Calendar, Sports/Outdoors Mount Up

Mount Up

FRI 11/18 Higher Ground is Warren Miller's 56th film in so many years -- 56th! -- so we can forgive him if his famed bemused narration, typically peppered with non sequiturs, is a little sparse. He does, however, say this…
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Calendar, Performance Tough Love

Tough Love

FRI-SAT 11/18-19 First crushes are always painful, especially when they involve a literal punch or pigtail-pull from one grade-schooler to another. But for a kid who doesn't fit neatly into "male" or "female," there can be a whole other level…
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Calendar, Urban Experience Fight Club

Fight Club

WED 11/9 Battling Retief Goosen at Pebble Beach for three hours while incurring weirdly persistent left-hand numbness is hardly revolutionary. But I was on my bed, playing Tiger Woods PGA Tour on the PSP, and that makes me part of…
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